Spend your summer at Kennesaw State! We offer over 1,000 courses that help you get ahead in your studies. Focus on a tougher course. Adjust to campus life without the hustle and bustle of fall and spring. Enjoy flexible class times along with tons of hybrid and online offerings. The secret’s out! All we need is you.


Are you returning to the Atlanta area for the summer? Consider attending Kennesaw State as a Transient Student. You will take classes as a guest Owl that could transfer back to your home institution. It’s a great way to get ahead!

Application Checklist

  1. Submit your application and $40 application fee online at admissions.kennesaw.edu by April 3, 2015
  2. Submit a “Transient Letter of Good Academic Standing” from your Registrar’s or Dean’s Office of your home institution stating that you are eligible to return after your semester at Kennesaw State University
  3. Check your application status online using your KSU# sent to the email address listed on your application at kennesaw.edu/admissionscheck; please allow ample time for receipt and processing


Get a jump start on your college education or continue your studies by attending Kennesaw State during the summer semester.

Freshmen and Transfer Freshmen

  • 2.5 GPA as recalculated by KSU in 17 units of college preparatory high school coursework
  • 950 SAT (Critical Reading and Math scores combined)
    • SAT Critical Reading score of 490
    • SAT Math score of 460
  • ACT Composite score of 20
    • ACT English subscore of 20
    • ACT Math subscore of 19


  • 2.0 GPA on all college coursework attempted
  • 30 semester or 50 quarter hours of transferable credit

You can view a comprehensive database containing the Kennesaw State University course equivalencies for colleges and universities nationwide through our transfer website at transfer.kennesaw.edu.

Application Checklist

  • Submit your application and $40 application fee online at admissions.kennesaw.edu by April 3, 2015
  • Submit an official copy of your high school transcript electronically or in a sealed envelope (if applicable)
  • Submit official SAT or ACT scores electronically from the testing agency (if applicable)
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges, universities or schools attended (if applicable)
  • Check your application status online using your KSU# sent to the email address listed on your application at kennesaw.edu/admissionscheck; please allow ample time for receipt and processing



This is your opportunity to stay ahead in your coursework. Sharpen your skills. Put your energy into a tougher course. Try a hybrid or online class.

Registration runs March 9 through May 5.

View the Summer 2015 Schedule of Classes

How to Register

  • Login to Owl Express using your KSU NetID and Password
  • Select Registration and Student Records from the Main Menu
  • Click on Select Term; choose Summer Semester 2015 and then the Submit button
  • Select Class Registration (Add or Drop Classes)

*When registering for multiple semesters, students should always make sure they have selected the appropriate Term. The Term will display in the upper right corner of the screen and can be changed by selecting Select Term from the Registration and Student Records menu. When registering for Summer and Fall semester concurrently, the Office of the Registrar strongly advises registering for summer semester first, then fall semester.

Login: Owl Express


Financial Aid

Paying for college shouldn’t be a hassle! Take advantage of all of the financial opportunities that await! Learn more about how to submit the FAFSA, HOPE Application and our Merit Scholarships on our Financial Aid website.


It’s no secret that living on campus is an integral part of your college experience. It’s a good thing Kennesaw State’s on-campus residences feature a wide variety of options. With so many floor plans, we allow students to customize their on-campus living adventure. Learn more about Kennesaw State University Housing.


Culinary & Hospitality Services plans to offer a variety of meal plan options for Summer 2015. For the most up-to-date information related to summer meal plans, please visit the Culinary & Hospitality Services website at KSU Culinary and Hospitality Services



Welcome to the Owl Nation! It’s your time to excel inside and outside the classroom, share unforgettable experiences and grow into the world-class individual you are destined to become.

Next Steps Checklist

  • Set up your NetId and Student Email!
  • This will give you access to Owl Express: our online “one-stop-shop” filled with information for incoming and current students at kennesaw.edu/owlexpress

  • Register for orientation!
  • This is mandatory of all incoming first-year students and highly recommended for transfer students. Orientation is not required for transient students. Ignition is held in the spring, and spots to fill quickly, so sign up now at kennesaw.edu/ignition

  • Submit your University Housing Application!
  • We offer a variety of floor plans for first-year students that all boast private bedrooms coupled with unforgettable experiences. Reserve your room and learn more at kennesaw.edu/housing

  • Schedule an individual appointment with an academic advisor!
  • This optional appointment will give you the opportunity to meet with an academic advisor prior to attending your orientation session. After you register for orientation, contact the office or schedule your appointment at sss.kennesaw.edu/adv

  • Check for holds on your account!

    These holds will keep you from registering for classes at Ignition. View your current holds at kennesaw.edu/admissionscheck

    • Submit an official final transcript from your high school or college
    • Turn in your Immunization Form to the Registrar’s Office on our campus
    • Satisfy Lawful Presence Verification at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions

  • Submit the FAFSA!
  • Take advantage of the potential for federal aid at fafsa.gov